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Cueva del Arroyo (Creek cave)

Capulálpam de Méndez

Practicing ecotourism is part of the essence of the Pueblo Mágico of Capulálpam, Oaxaca. As an example, to the north of the community are located the caves Cueva del Arroyo, naturally decorated with stalactites and stalagmites.

The tour inside the caves awakens the imagination by the number of rock formations that emulate the head of a rhinoceros, a diamond ring, or a candle, all depends on the visual ability of the visitor. Historical stories cannot be missed, since the caves were a refuge during the Cristera War.

Wildlife observation is another activity within the caves that are inhabited by tepezcuintles, wild coots, scorpion spiders, fruit bats, and bloodsuckers. The tours are available during the day and at night, and they last two hours. It is necessary to wear comfortable, non-skid footwear to walk more than two kilometers (1 mile).

Practicing ecotourism is part of the essence of the Pueblo Mágico of Capulálpam, Oaxaca. As an example, to the north of the community are located the caves Cueva del Arroyo, naturally decorated with stalactites and stalagmites.

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The tour inside the caves awakens the imagination by the number of rock formations that emulate the head of a rhinoceros, a diamond ring, or a candle, all depends on the visual ability of the visitor. Historical stories cannot be missed, since the caves were a refuge during the Cristera War.

Wildlife observation is another activity within the caves that are inhabited by tepezcuintles, wild coots, scorpion spiders, fruit bats, and bloodsuckers. The tours are available during the day and at night, and they last two hours. It is necessary to wear comfortable, non-skid footwear to walk more than two kilometers (1 mile).

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